Local giant in cell market Celkon and Micromax are planning to set up manufacturing facilities in Telangana to meet the increase demand of the users for their handset.
It is confirmed by Telangana government senior official that the Celkon is all set to open its new unit in next week. And another one Micromax is on planning stage. It is expected that the Micromax is waiting for new industrial policy of the state.
While, new industrial policy launch on Friday, the official of PTI told ‘’ Micromax will disclose the details regarding new plant capacity and investment’’. Micromax firm had recently requested the state to help facilitates the project in terms of identifying land and other small issues.
But yes, Celkon is set to launch its facility in Medchal about 25km from Hyderabad next week. According to the company senior official the new unit will be inaugurated by Telangana State Minister for IT Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao (KTR).
Initially, Celkon’s unit will begin with four production lines and will look to enhance capacity afterwards. But company is still silent about to specifying the investment for the plant.
Y Guru Chairman and Managing Director Celkon Mobiles said: “We are very pleased to be one of the first companies to unveil plans in setting up the manufacturing unit. He also added, ‘’this unit will boost our ability to meet the demand…as well as contribute to the overall ‘Make in India’ revolution promoted by the government of India.”
Mr. Y Guru said Celkon was one of the early movers in envisioning new technology in the country and has been actively participating the state and centre to bring about a supportive ecosystem that can enable handset manufacturing in our home country.